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Tansy-mustard by phlox

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Tansy Mustard Flowers by Phlox 1811

On April 7th along TX 71 about 10 miles east of Llano I photographed a wildflower that’s commoner out there than it is in Austin, where I’ve seldom encountered it. The wildflower in question is tansy-mustard, Descurainia pinnata.

The contrasting purple in the background is from some conveniently out-of-focus phlox flowers that were near the base of the taller mustard. What a different way to portray yellow than the last post, don’t you think?

© 2015 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

April 29, 2015 at 5:23 AM

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